U.S. MILITARY HOLSTERS AND PISTOL CARTRIDGE BOXES
Edward S. MeadowsN.p.: Privately printed by the author, 1987. v,432pp. Index. Appendices. Numerous photographs. Illustrations. Brown leatherette with gold embossed title and emblem of the Ordinance Department U.S.A. Marbled endsheets. First edition. Fine copy (no dust jacket issued). Relying heavily upon material in original records, the author has produced an extensive study of military holsters and cartridge boxes. The study covers the development from the single shot flintlock to the modern automatic. There is material on the manufactures, styles, experimental types, cartridge boxes, pouches, etc. Included are photographs, numbers produced (if known), dates of manufacture, general description, and pertinent comments. Long out of print and very scarce, it is a definitive work.